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 Proverbs 9:7 - 9; 10:10 - 11; 10:13 - 14; 11:9: 11:11; 11:13; 12:13 - 14; 12:16 - 19; 12:22 - 23; 12:25; 13:2 - 3; 14:3; 14:5; 15:1 - 2; 15:4; 15:7; 15:23; 15:26; 15:28; 16:1; 16:10; 16:13; 16:21; 16:23 - 24; 16:27; 17:5; 17:7; 17:9; 17:27 - 28; 18:4; 18:13; 18:17; 18:20 - 21; 20:3; 20:25 21:23; 22:11; 23:9; 24:26; 25:8 - 10; 25:11 - 15; 25:20; 26:4 - 5; 26:17; 26:18 - 19; 28:23; 29:20
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   Book of Proverbs
   Chapter 9
9:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
"Whoever corrects a mocker invites insult; whoever rebukes a wicked man incurs abuse.
 
9:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not rebuke a mocker or he will hate you; rebuke a wise man and he will love you.
 
9:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Instruct a wise man and he will be wiser still; teach a righteous man and he will add to his learning.
 
   Chapter 10
10:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who winks maliciously causes grief, and a chattering fool comes to ruin.
 
10:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The mouth of the righteous is a fountain of life, but violence overwhelms the mouth of the wicked.
 
10:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Wisdom is found on the lips of the discerning, but a rod is for the back of him who lacks judgment.
 
10:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Wise men store up knowledge, but the mouth of a fool invites ruin.
 
   Chapter 11
11:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A gossip betrays a confidence, but a trustworthy man keeps a secret.
 
   Chapter 12
12:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
An evil man is trapped by his sinful talk, but a righteous man escapes trouble.
 
12:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
From the fruit of his lips a man is filled with good things as surely as the work of his hands rewards him.
 
12:16 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A fool shows his annoyance at once, but a prudent man overlooks an insult.
 
12:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A truthful witness gives honest testimony, but a false witness tells lies.
 
12:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Reckless words pierce like a sword, but the tongue of the wise brings healing.
 
12:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Truthful lips endure forever, but a lying tongue lasts only a moment.
 
12:22 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The LORD detests lying lips, but he delights in men who are truthful.
 
12:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A prudent man keeps his knowledge to himself, but the heart of fools blurts out folly.
 
12:25 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
An anxious heart weighs a man down, but a kind word cheers him up.
 
   Chapter 13
13:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
From the fruit of his lips a man enjoys good things, but the unfaithful have a craving for violence.
 
13:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who guards his lips guards his life, but he who speaks rashly will come to ruin.
 
   Chapter 14
14:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A fool's talk brings a rod to his back, but the lips of the wise protect them.
 
14:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A truthful witness does not deceive, but a false witness pours out lies.
 
   Chapter 15
15:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.
 
15:2 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The tongue of the wise commends knowledge, but the mouth of the fool gushes folly.
 
15:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The tongue that brings healing is a tree of life, but a deceitful tongue crushes the spirit.
 
15:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The lips of the wise spread knowledge; not so the hearts of fools.
 
15:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A man finds joy in giving an apt reply - and how good is a timely word!
 
15:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The LORD detests the thoughts of the wicked, but those of the pure are pleasing to him.
 
15:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The heart of the righteous weighs its answers, but the mouth of the wicked gushes evil.
 
   Chapter 16
16:1 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
To man belong the plans of the heart, but from the LORD comes the reply of the tongue.
 
16:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The lips of a king speak as an oracle, and his mouth should not betray justice.
 
16:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Kings take pleasure in honest lips; they value a man who speaks the truth.
 
16:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The wise in heart are called discerning, and pleasant words promote instruction. F30
 
16:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A wise man's heart guides his mouth, and his lips promote instruction. F31
 
16:24 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Pleasant words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones.
 
16:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A scoundrel plots evil, and his speech is like a scorching fire.
 
   Chapter 17
17:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who mocks the poor shows contempt for their Maker; whoever gloats over disaster will not go unpunished.
 
17:7 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Arrogant F33 lips are unsuited to a fool - how much worse lying lips to a ruler!
 
17:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who covers over an offense promotes love, but whoever repeats the matter separates close friends.
 
17:27 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A man of knowledge uses words with restraint, and a man of understanding is even-tempered.
 
17:28 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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Even a fool is thought wise if he keeps silent, and discerning if he holds his tongue.
 
   Chapter 18
18:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The words of a man's mouth are deep waters, but the fountain of wisdom is a bubbling brook.
 
18:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who answers before listening - that is his folly and his shame.
 
18:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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The first to present his case seems right, till another comes forward and questions him.
 
18:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
From the fruit of his mouth a man's stomach is filled; with the harvest from his lips he is satisfied.
 
18:21 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.
 
   Chapter 20
20:3 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
It is to a man's honor to avoid strife, but every fool is quick to quarrel.
 
   Chapter 22
22:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who loves a pure heart and whose speech is gracious will have the king for his friend.
 
   Chapter 23
23:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not speak to a fool, for he will scorn the wisdom of your words.
 
   Chapter 24
24:26 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
An honest answer is like a kiss on the lips.
 
   Chapter 25
25:8 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
do not bring F48 hastily to court, for what will you do in the end if your neighbor puts you to shame?
 
25:9 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
If you argue your case with a neighbor, do not betray another man's confidence,
 
25:10 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
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or he who hears it may shame you and you will never lose your bad reputation.
 
25:11 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
A word aptly spoken is like apples of gold in settings of silver.
 
25:12 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Like an earring of gold or an ornament of fine gold is a wise man's rebuke to a listening ear.
 
25:13 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Like the coolness of snow at harvest time is a trustworthy messenger to those who send him; he refreshes the spirit of his masters.
 
25:14 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Like clouds and wind without rain is a man who boasts of gifts he does not give.
 
25:15 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Through patience a ruler can be persuaded, and a gentle tongue can break a bone.
 
25:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Like one who takes away a garment on a cold day, or like vinegar poured on soda, is one who sings songs to a heavy heart.
 
   Chapter 26
26:4 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do not answer a fool according to his folly, or you will be like him yourself.
 
26:5 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Answer a fool according to his folly, or he will be wise in his own eyes.
 
26:17 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Like one who seizes a dog by the ears is a passer-by who meddles in a quarrel not his own.
 
26:18 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Like a madman shooting firebrands or deadly arrows
 
26:19 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
is a man who deceives his neighbor and says, "I was only joking!"
 
   Chapter 28
28:23 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
He who rebukes a man will in the end gain more favor than he who has a flattering tongue.
 
   Chapter 29
29:20 - In Context | Read Chapter | Discuss this Verse ]
Multi-Translation ]
Do you see a man who speaks in haste? There is more hope for a fool than for him.
 

FOOTNOTES:
F30 Or words make a man persuasive
F31 Or mouth / and makes his lips persuasive
F33 Or Eloquent
F48 7,8] Or nobleman / on whom you had set your eyes. / [8] Do not go

 
 

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